Carnival is the mostimportant festival of Barranquilla, the happiest, the most libertarian, which reflects more strongly the jovial and creative spirit of our people, and affirms our belonging to the Caribbean.
Next year it is goingto start in February 9,2013 (Saturday)It is going to end inFebruary 12, 2013(Tuesday)
WHERE IS THE BARRANQUILLA’S CARNIVAL?The Carnival of Barranquilla is held every year at theRoute 40 since 1991
TheBarranquilla´sCarnival lastsfour days eachyear
More than 1 million people,visitors and locals annuallyparticipate in the festival
In the Barranquilla’s Carnival people listen toseveral Colombian Caribbean music as:Party in Barranquilla (ALVARO CARDENAS),Rumba Carnival (Anibal Velásquez), JoselitoCarnaval (Pacho Galan) Festajan Carnival(JOSE PIANETA Pitalua), Carnival (JOEARROYO) The Four Parties (AdolfoEcheverria), Carnival Juliet (RAMON ROPAIN), Carnival of Barranquilla (MARIO Garena),Pica Pica on Carnival (Anibal Velásquez),Carnavaliando (SONORA CURRO), theCarnival polvito (Ambassadors VALLENATO)Tamborito Carnival (LOS CORALLEROSMajagual) Pagoza Carnival (CUMBIASOLEDEÑA) Carnivals (CUMBIA SOLEDEÑA)Huléla Carnival (Alfredo Gutierrez), Fruit ofthe Carnival (CUCKOO VALOY), Carnival (JOEMADRID), Battle of Flowers (GRUPO NICHE),Amen (RAMON ROPAIN), El Palito ofcheering the Carnival (CHARLIE PLA),Carnival (PERNET)
The Carnival is a cultural eventwhich expresses and representsall cultural varieties of theColombian Atlantic Coast, itunleashes the folklore of theregion, the most diverse localcultural events, music anddancing. It is, without question,the most representative of thecity, a fun space that attracts alland sundry.
This season, they couldmobilize about 40 billion dollarsand create more than 20,000jobs, both direct and indirect,according to estimates by thedirector of Carnival, Carla Celia.It is a fashion business, wherethe informal sector goes handin hand with business formal.In a desirable trading platformhas become in recent years theCarnival of Barranquilla, ancientfestival where you can gobeyond the dancing, thecostumes, the floats and profit.
The Carnival of Barranquilla is a celebration of allthat the barranquilleros enjoy using regionaltalent and inexhaustible creative personal andcollective, innate coastal Colombian Caribbean,which has grown to become one of the most richand authentic cultural expressions of our countryand symbol of this city that became his favoritefetish. Each annuity carnival we always modifythe majesty, beauty and order of its variousevents, starting with the official launch ofCarnival, followed by the reading of theProclamation and colorful parades and otherevents in the Pre-carnival season, in whichGuacherna emphasizes the call to start later thefour days of Carnival with the oldest and mostrepresentative of the parades, such as the Battleof Flowers with their floats, cumbias, parades,costumes and dances, among others, and in 2003turned one hundred years. On Saturday, Sunday,Monday and Tuesday are the highest point of aparty that is increasing in speed and enthusiasmto reach its total joy.